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Betting on Upsets: Rangers Win, Flyers Cover in NHL Picks

For much of the season, the Philadelphia Flyers were sitting pretty as a surprise team in the thick of the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference. Things have trended rapidly in the wrong way: Philadelphia has dropped eight games in a row heading into a matchup with the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers. The NHL latest lines list the Rangers as a -200 favorite against the Flyers.

New York has won seven games in a row against the Flyers, including all three meetings this season. Four of the last six games between the Flyers and the Rangers have been decided by one goal.

Betting on Upsets: Rangers Win, Flyers Cover in NHL Picks
Betting on Upsets: Rangers Win, Flyers Cover in NHL Picks

The NHL betting lines list the Rangers at +115 to cover the puck line as a 1½-goal favorite with the Flyers at -135 as a 1½-goal underdog.

When looking at Stanley Cup odds, New York is sixth at +900. Philadelphia is well back at +25000.


Flyers vs Rangers Game Information

  • Game: Flyers (36-32-11) vs Rangers (53-22-4)
  • Date/Time: Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m. ET
  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
  • Flyers vs Rangers Live Stream:NHL.com


New York is 13-2 straight-up in its last 15 games as the home favorite with the Rangers covering in 10 of those games. Their last seven meetings have gone over the total. The Flyers are 1-5-3 in the last nine games as the road underdog, with Philadelphia covering in six of those games.


New York is priced at -200 to win the game outright while the Flyers are +170 in our sportsbook odds.

The Flyers and the Rangers meet on Thursday, April 11, at Madison Square Garden in New York. You can watch the game on MSG, NBC Sports Philadelphia, or ESPN+ at 7 pm ET.


Flyers vs Rangers Odds and Spreads


  • Five of the last seven games between the Flyers and the Rangers went under the total.
  • The Rangers are 41-19-2 as the favorite this season.
  • Philadelphia is 22-9-8 outright as the underdog.
  • The Flyers have covered in 29 of 40 road games.
  • The total has gone over in the Rangers’ last six home games.
  • Just 15 of New York’s 38 home games have landed under the total.
  • The total went over in four of Philadelphia’s last six games against Eastern Conference teams.
  • The last 11 Rangers games against Eastern Conference teams went over the total.


Flyers vs Rangers ATS Pick: Flyers +1½ (-140)

The Rangers are eyeing the President’s Trophy while the Flyers have dropped eight games in a row so at first glance, it would seem like this would be an easy win for the Rangers. However, the Flyers’ losing ways can’t continue forever.

Look for the Rangers to add another home win to its total but with so many recent Flyers-Rangers being decided by one goal, could this game be headed the same way?

Defensemen Rasmus Ristolainen and Nick Seeler are both out for the Flyers. Forwards Filip Chytil and Blake Wheeler are out for the Rangers.



Flyers vs Rangers Over/Under Pick: Over 6 (-120)

The Rangers have scored 20 goals in the last four games when coming off a loss while the Flyers have surrendered 15 goals over its last two games.

Five of the Flyers’ six games against Metropolitan Division teams went over the total. The total landed over in the last seven home games for the Rangers. That is something to consider for NHL over/under predictions.



Flyers vs Rangers Prop Pick: New York’s Artemi Panarin 2+ Points (+127)

Panarin has points in 10 straight games and had three assists the last time he faced the Flyers. Panarin is a solid option once again when making your player prop bets.



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Flyers vs Rangers Prediction

New York Rangers 4, Philadelphia Flyers 3



Questions Of The Day

Which team has a better ATS record, the Flyers or Rangers?

The Flyers are second in the NHL with a 46-33 record against the puck line this season. The Rangers have covered in 39 of 79 games this season.

What is a good player prop option for the Philadelphia Flyers on April 11?

Joel Farabee snapped a 10-game streak without a goal the last time out and could be a solid pick at +129 to record a point in this game.

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